Obituaries 09-22-2011

Thursday, September 22, 2011
By Transcript Staff

Regina Mosher 

Member of Winthrop Yacht Club and Point Shirley Association 

Regina (Dunphy) Mosher of Winthrop, formerly of Everett, died suddenly on September 11. She was 55 years old.

A member of the Winthrop Yacht Club and the Point Shirley Association, she was presently employed as an Import Specialist for Oceanair Freight Company.

The beloved wife of Richard E. Mosher Jr., she was born in Everett, the daughter of the late Thomas F. and Helen M. (O’Malley) Dunphy. She was the dear sister of Joan B. (Dunphy) Hudd and her husband, John of Melrose, Donald Dunphy of Virginia and the late Tommy Dunphy and the cherished aunt of Kristine Quinn, Kimberly Pesculis, Erin Hudd, and many other nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Donations in her name may be made to the Shore Educational Collaborative, 100 Revere Beach Parkway, Chelsea, MA, 02150, or to the MSPCA-Angell Headquarters, 350 South Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02130. For guestbook, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.

Michael Hegarty

Of Saugus, formerly of Winthrop 

Michael J. “Capt. Buzz” Hegarty of Saugus, formerly of Winthrop, Everett and Revere, died on September 16 at Tufts Medical Center, Boston. He was 53 years old.

Born in Winthrop and a roofer by trade, he was the beloved husband of Maryann (Walczak); son of the late John and Ruth (Liston) Hegarty; dear brother of John Hegarty of Randolph, Kathleen Walsh of Winthrop and Maureen Alikonis of Tewksbury; brother-in-law of Valentine Walczak and his wife, Lisa of Saugus and Larry Walsh of Winthrop.  He is also survived by several loving aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a  Celebration of his Life in the Winthrop Lodge of Elks, Washington Street, Winthrop, Friday, September 23 at 12 noon.    In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1 Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114 would be sincerely appreciated.   Arrangements are by Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett.

John Carney Sr.

Retired electrician

John G. Carney Sr., of Winthrop and Miami, FL., formerly of Charlestown, died at the Chelsea Soldiers Home on September 17. He was 93 years old.

A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Old Charlestown School Boys Association, former longtime social member of the Winthrop Yacht Club and an avid sports fan. Prior to his retirement, he worked as an electrician at the Charlestown Naval Yard for more than 40 years and later as an electrician at the Massachusetts State House.

The beloved husband of the late Elaine M. (Kirley) Carney, he was born in Boston, the cherished son of the late Daniel and Mary (Crowley) Carney; the devoted father of John G. Carney Jr. and his wife, Karen, Daniel P. Carney and his wife, Bessie, Joseph M. Carney and his wife, Jennifer, all of Winthrop, Stephen F. Carney of South Boston, Mary E. Carney of Winthrop, and Maureen A. Carney of Miami, FL; adored grandfather of Andrew, Danielle, and Holly Carney, Ryan and Libby Carney, Emma Carney, and Sapphire and Martin Emmanuel; dear sister of the late Jane Fitzgerald, Margaret Hynes, Katherine Lombard and Winifred Porter. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby

Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery. For guestbook, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.

Muriel Driscoll

Winthrop resident 

Muriel (Sennett) Driscoll of Winthrop died at the Bear Hill Nursing Home on September 18. She was 90 years old.

Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Driscoll worked as an accountant for Blue Cross and Blue Shield and then went on to work for the Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development.

The beloved wife of the late Arthur G. Driscoll, she was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Arthur J. and Margaret M. (King) Driscoll. She was the devoted mother of Michael J. Driscoll and his wife, Lucy of Reading, Richard A. Driscoll and his wife, Paula and Marilyn J. Ferrara and her husband, Anthony, all of Winthrop; adored grandmother of Mieka Leonard, Michael, Mara, and Monica Driscoll, Richard and Matthew Driscoll and Anthony Ferrara and Lindsay Alcorn; cherished great-grandmother of Reagan Driscoll. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop today, Thursday, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Francis House, 39 Boylston St., Boston, MA, 02116. For guestbook and directions, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.

John Mackey

Member of Pleasant Park Yacht Club

John R. “Mohot” Mackey of Winthrop died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on September 12. He was 58 years old.

A Tile Setter with the Massachusetts Bricklayers and Masons Union-Local 3, he was also a member of the Pleasant Park Yacht Club.

Born in Winthrop, he was the cherished son of the late Robert and Jeanne L. (Paro) Mackey; dear brother of Timothy F. Mackey and his wife, Deborah of Peabody, Thomas J. Mackey of Winthrop, and the late Robert A. Mackey and his wife, Kimberly of Winthrop. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

His Funeral Service was held at the First Church of Winthrop United Methodist. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. For guestbook, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.

David Stone 

New York resident

David Stone of Bronx, NY died on September 12.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Martha (Israel) Stone; devoted father of Beverly Stone and Edward Stone; loving son of the late Edward Stone and Etta (Ginsburg) Stone and is also survived by extended family and friends.

A Graveside Service was held Tifereth Israel of Everett Cemetery, Fuller Street, Everett. Funeral arrangements were by the Torf Funeral Service, Chelsea. For guestbook: www.torffuneralservice.com

Charlotte Rockholt 

Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston 

Charlotte E. (Twitchell) Rockholt, of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died on September 20.

She was the beloved mother of Frances and her husband, James Williams of New Hampshire, Floyd of Maine, John of Boston and Joseph Rockholt of Rhode Island; grandmother of Jennifer, Deborah, Chuckie and Josie; great-grandmother of Joshua and Ariana and sister of James Twitchell of Ipswich.

Visiting hours in the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St [at Day Sq] East Boston are today, Thursday, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 3:45. Relatives and friends are invited. MagrathFuneralHome.com.

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